Surgical dressing services

Surgical dressing services

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

 covers 

Medically necessary

 treatment of a surgical or surgically treated wound.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the 

Medicare-approved amount

 for your doctor's or other health care provider's services. You pay a fixed 

Copayment

 for these services when you get them in a 

Hospital outpatient setting

. The Part B 

Deductible [glossary]

 applies. You pay nothing for the supplies. 

Note

To find out how much your test, item, or service will cost, talk to your doctor or health care provider. The specific amount you’ll owe may depend on several things, like:

  • Other insurance you may have
  • How much your doctor charges
  • Whether your doctor accepts assignment
  • The type of facility
  • Where you get your test, item, or service

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